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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 LW

Book of the Week

RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Examining our passion for watery worlds, Philip Hoare ends his week of tales with a swim among the 'aurelia aurita'. It is a swim that is dangerous and fairly unique. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4 LW

Woman's Hour

Violinist Nicola Benedetti; The First Female MPs

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

With violinist Nicola Benedetti, a celebration of 100 years of women MPs - how much has changed? - and another Craft Prize finalist ceramic artist, Alison Britton, is highlighted. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest:
Nicola Benedetti
Interviewed Guest:
Yvette Cooper
Interviewed Guest:
Alison Britton
Interviewed Guest:
Milly Ingham
Interviewed Guest:
Karen Peach
Interviewed Guest:
Carolyn Stait
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Faulkner

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

The Days of Anna Madrigal

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anna arrives at the Burning Man Festival and is feted like the living legend that she is. Stars Kate Harper and Barbara Barnes. From July 2017. Show more

Polyoaks

Series 5

The Last of the Single-Handers

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 2 months

Jeremy is seconded to A&E making them a doctor down, while Roy dreams of running a solo practice. Stars Nigel Planer. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Dr Hugh Thornton:
Simon Greenall
Dr Roy Thornton:
Nigel Planer
Nurse Monica:
Polly Frame
Dr Margaret:
Monica Dolan

Regional Variations (2)

Things That Made the Modern Economy

Series 1

Department Store

Duration: 9 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Flamboyant American retailer Harry Gordon Selfridge introduced Londoners to a whole new shopping experience, one honed in the department stores of late 19th-century America. Show more

Last Word

Simone Veil, Graham Rose, Tom Isaacs, Liu Xiaobo, Ken Hirst

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Matthew Bannister on politician Simone Veil, commercials director Graham Rose, Parkinson's campaigner Tom Isaacs, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, colliery band secretary Ken Hirst. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet
Interviewed Guest:
John Hackney
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Matthews
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Balding
Interviewed Guest:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Elgar Howarth
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Haigh
Producer:
Neil George

Dead Ringers

Series 17

14/07/2017

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Much more than an impression show, the world of politics, celebrity and media are often viciously sent up. Like a baked Alaska, it's only warm on the outside. Show more

The Archers

14/07/2017

Duration: 13 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Tom is keen to attract attention, and Matt aims not to please. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Huw Kennair-Jones
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Jolene Archer:
Buffy Davis
Helen Archer:
Louiza Patikas
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy:
Sunny Ormonde
PC Harrison Burns:
James Cartwright
Justin Elliott:
Simon Williams
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Will Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
Judy Bennett
Adam Macy:
Andrew Wincott
Kirsty Miller:
Annabelle Dowler
Fallon Rogers:
Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling:
Michael Cochrane
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell

Front Row

Sofia Coppola on The Beguiled, Neil McGregor, Plywood, Children's Poetry prizewinner

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Sofia Coppola on The Beguiled, Neil McGregor's Queer Icon, the virtues of Plywood, and Kate Wakeling, winner of the CLiPPA Children's Poetry prize. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Lang
Interviewed Guest:
Sofia Coppola
Interviewed Guest:
Neil MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Corrine Julius
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Wakeling
Producer:
Harry Parker

Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

The Days of Anna Madrigal

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Anna arrives at the Burning Man Festival and is feted like the living legend that she is. Stars Kate Harper and Barbara Barnes. From July 2017. Show more

A Good Read

Stacey Dooley and Gaia Vince

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

TV presenters Stacey Dooley (Stacey Dooley Investigates) and Gaia Vince (Escape to Costa Rica) discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including two modern classics. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Stacey Dooley
Interviewed Guest:
Gaia Vince
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

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